Professor Robert Kirby qualified from Birmingham University in
1977. After training in London, Surrey and the West Midlands, he
was appointed to University Hospital of North Staffordshire in
1991 as a General Surgeon. He has specialised in breast cancer
surgery and, until recently, maintained a colorectal interest.
Rob has been Honorary Secretary and President of the West
Midlands Surgical Society and is President of the Keele (students)
Surgical Society. He has been a member of BASO since becoming a
Senior Registrar and was elected HonoraryTreasurer in 2013. He has
been recently appointed as the President Elect and will take his
term as President in 2017.